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FOX News
Sep 7, 2010 7:00pm EDT
doesn't use the word combat does not mean combat isn't happening. jennifer griffin on the top story at the bottom of the hour live at her post at the pentagon again tonight with a closer look at what's being said and what is actually happening. jennifer, we were told combat operations in iraq were over. >> if you listened to president obama last tuesday you would have thought so. take a listen. >> tonight i'm announcing that the american combat mission in iraq has ended. operation iraqi freedom is over and the iraqi people now have lead responsibility for the security of their country. >> but, tonight, two u.s. soldiers were killed in northern iraq by an iraqi wearing an iraqi army uniform so those are the first deaths since the president announced that combat operations had ended. >> shepard: and on sunday, jennifer, they came to the rescue of an iraqi forces in baghdad. >> that's right. in fact, six suicide bombers had breached a headquarters, army headquarters and we're told that two u.s. soldiers had to help them fight their way out. they fired they suicide bombers. they have be
FOX News
Sep 7, 2010 6:00pm EDT
with an announcement of course from president obama. but as the national security correspondent jennifer griffin reports the soldiers still on the ground may not have noticed much of a change. >> two u.s. soldiers were killed in northern iraq today by a gunman wearing an iraqi military. just another example of combat in iraq is far from over. in downtown baghdad on sunday, when six suicide bombers burst in iraqi army headquarters killing 12, wounding 36. two u.s. soldiers took part in the combat helping to kill the attackers. >> tonight, i am announcing that the american combat mission in iraq has ended. operation iraqi freedom is over. the iraqi people now have lead responsibility for the security of their country. >> the president stopped short of saying mission accomplished in the oval office last tuesday. the promise to end combat operations was one made on the campaign trail. reiterated in front of marines at camp lejeune, north carolina, a month after he took office. >> let me say this as plainly as i can. by august 31, 2010, our combat mission in iraq will end. >> two months before the mi
FOX News
Sep 7, 2010 1:00pm EDT
. this is reports from the ground saying that combat brigades have simply been renamed. not dissolved. jennifer griffin is live at the pentagon. when did the president again promising all combat troops will be out of iraq by now. paul combat troops? >> he campaigned on that. then one month after take over as president he gave a high-profile speech at camp lejeune in north carolina, then he reiterated last week from the oval office that essentially this was his mission accomplished speech, that all combat brigades were out of iraq. here ways said then and now. >> let me say this as plainly as i can. by august 31, 2010, our combat mission in iraq will end. tonight i'm announce our combat mission in iraq has ended. operation iraqi freedom is over. the iraqis have lead responsibility for the security of their country. >> reporter: but we have seen u.s. troops get sucked into battle including this weekend. two u.s. soldiers had to fire their weapons? downtown baghdad. we just heard reports from northern iraq that two u.s. soldiers were killed in northern iraq today. just in the last days alone those
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